Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
The book you don't read won't help.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
We get paid for bringing value to the market place.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.